Maureen Hays

Professor of Anthropology

Address: 19 St. Philip Street, Room 201
E-mail: haysm@cofc.edu



Education

Ph.D., University of Tennessee
Dissertation: "A Functional Analysis of the Magdalenian Lithic Assemblage from Grotte XVI (Dordogne, France)"

M.A., University of Tennessee
Thesis: "A Functional Analysis of the Lithic Material from Burrone Scierra I (Calabria, Italy)"

B.A., Anthropology, Vassar College


Research Interests

  • Old World Archaeology
  • Prehistoric Art and Archaeological Methods
  • Prehistoric Hunters and Gatherers
  • Microscopic Lithic Usewear Analysis
  • St. Paul's Church and Parsonage

Courses Taught

  • 101 Introduction to Anthropology
  • 202 Archaeology
  • 303 Paleolithic Archaeology
  • 304 Rise of Complex Civilization
  • 305 Prehistoric Ritual and Art
  • 491 Research Methods                     
  • 493 Field School in Archaeology

Publications

2020 Pyszka, K. and M. Hays Stono Preserve’s Changing Landscape. Lowcountry Digital History Initiative. http://ldhi.library.cofc.edu/exhibits/show/stono-preserves-landscape

2020 Shreve, N., J. Franklin, E. Ernenwein, M. Hays, I. Patania An Arc of Interaction, a Flow of People, and Emergent Identity: Early Contact Period Archaeology and Early European Interactions in the Middle Nolichucky Valley of Upper East Tennessee. In Contact, Colonialism, and Native Communities in the Southeastern United States, edited by Edmond A. Boudreaux, Maureen S. Meyers, and Jay K. Johnson, University of Florida Press, pp. 140-155.

2019 Surmely, F, S. Costamagno, J. Franklin, R. Angevin, F. Chevrier, S. Madeleine, M. Hays Circulation à longue distance des matières premières lithiques et des objets de parure au Magdalénien moyen en Auvergne: exemple du site d’Enval-Moliard (Vic-leComte, Puy-de-Dôme). In La conquête de la montagne: des premières occupations humaines à l’anthropisation du milieu, edited by Marianne DesChamps, Sandrine Costamagno, Pierre-Yves Milcent, Jean-Marc Petillon, Caroline Renard, Nicolas Valdeyron, Comité des Travaux Historiques et Scientifique, pp.1-23.

2017 Surmely, F., S. Costamagno, J. Franklin, M. Hays, in collaboration with F. Chevrier, S. Madeleine, G. Vernet and I. Patania Découverte d’un nouveau gisement du Magdalénien moyen à Enval (Vic-le-Comte, Puy-de-Dôme). Bulletin de la Société Préhistorique Française 114:173-176.

2017 Pyszka, K., and M. Hays People, Places and Transport: St. Paul’s Parish Then and Now. Southern Anthropologist 37: 1-25.

2017 Pyszka, K., K. McNabb, and M. Hays Small, but Convenient?: An Update on the St. Paul’s Parsonage, Hollywood, South Carolina, U.S.A. Journal of the Society for Church Archaeology 18: 39-50.

2016 Pyszka, K., and M. Hays Dixie Plantation’s Rising Tide: A History of Saint Paul’s Parish in Microcosm. South Carolina Historical Magazine 117: 30-61.

2016 Franklin, J., M. Hays, F. Surmely, I. Patania, L. Langston and T. Bow A Preliminary Report on the Late Pleistocene and Early Holocene Archaeology of Rock Creek Mortar Shelter, Upper Cumberland Plateau, Tennessee. Tennessee Archaeology 8:62-80.

2013 Dennison, M., J. Franklin, M. Hays, and S. Dean Linville Cave (40SL24) Revisited: Multiple Lines of Evidence to Address Assemblage Formation, Tennessee Archaeology 7: 18-41.

2013 Franklin, J., M Dennison, M. Hays, J. Navel, A. Dye The Early and Middle Woodland of the Upper Cumberland Plateau, Tennessee. In Early and Middle Woodland Landscapes of the Southeast, edited by Alice P. Wright and Edward R. Henry pp. 71-88.

2012 Franklin, J., M. Hays, S. Sherwood, and L. Langston An Integrated Approach: Lithic Analyses and Site Function, Eagle Drink Bluff Shelter, Upper Cumberland Plateau, Tennessee. In Contemporary Lithic Analysis in the Southeast: Problems, Solutions, and Interpretation, edited by Philip J. Carr, Andrew P. Bradbury, and Sarah E. Price pp. 128-145. Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press.

2011 Surmely F., C. Ballut, J.Ph. Texier, M. Hays, J.F. Pasty, P, Alix, R. Murant, and P. Boudon Le Site Gravettien Ancien du Sire (Mirefleurs, Puy-de Dome): Donnees Lithiques, Chronologiques et Sedimentaires. In A La Recherche des Identités Gravettiennes, edited by N. Goutas, L. Klaric, D. Pesesse, and P. Guillermin. pp. 311-328. Mémoire LIII de la Société Préhistorique Française.

2011 Pyszka, K., N. Fulmer (student), M. Hays, and K. McNabb (student) "…a small but convenient House of Brick”: A Tale of the St. Paul's Parsonage House, Hollywood, South Carolina, USA. Journal of the Society for Church Archaeology 15:47-54.

2011 Surmely F., and M. Hays Nouvelles Données sur les Industries Lithiques des Niveaux Protomagdaléniens du Site du Blot (Cerzat, Haute-Loire). In A La Recherche des Identités Gravettiennes, edited by N. Goutas, L. Klaric, D. Pesesse, and P. Guillermin. pp. 111-127. Mémoire LIII de la Société Préhistorique Française.

2010 Franklin, J.D., R. B. Walker, M. A. Hays, C. W. Beck Late Archaic Site Use at Sachsen Cave Shelter, Upper Cumberland Plateau,Tennessee. North American Archaeologist 31:447-479.

2010 Pyszka, K., M. Hays, and S. Harris The Archaeology of St. Paul's Parish Church, Hollywood, South Carolina, USA. Journal of the Society for Church Archaeology 12:73-80.

2008 Surmely F., S. Costamagno, M. Hays, J.F. Pasty and P. Alix Le Gravettien et le Protomagdalénien en Auvergne. Paléo 20:73-98.

2007 Hays, M. and G. Lucas Pièces Esquillées of Le Flageolet I (Dordogne, France): Tools or Cores? In Tool v. Core: New Approaches in the Analysis of Stone Tool Assemblages, edited by S. McPherron pp. 70-97. Cambridge: Cambridge Scholars Publishing.

2005 Hays, M. and F. Surmely Réflexions sur la Fonction des Microgravettes et la Question de l'Utilisation de l'Arc au Gravettien Ancien. Paléo 17:145-156.

2004 Lucas, G. and M. Hays Les Pièces Esquillées du Site Paléolithique du Flageolet I (Dordogne): Outils ou Nucleus? In Approches Fonctionnelles en Préhistoire, XXVème Congrès Préhistorique de France, Nanterre, pp 107-120. Les Actes des Congrès de la Société Préhistorique Française.

2003 Soressi, M. and M. Hays Manufacture, Transport and Use of Mousterian Bifaces: A case study from the Perigord (France). In Multiple Approaches to the Study of Bifacial Technologies, edited by M. Soressi and H. Dibble, pp. 125-148. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.

2003 Surmely, F., P. Alix, S. Costamagno, P. Daniel, M. Hays, R. Murat, R. Renard, J. Virmont, and J-P. Texier Découverte d'un Gisement du Gravettien Ancien au lieu-dit Le Sire (Mirefleurs, Puy-de-Dôme). Bulletin de la Société Préhistorique Française. 100:29-39.

2001 Hays, M. and P. Thacker (editors) Questioning the Answers: Resolving Fundamental Problems of the Early Upper Paleolithic. BAR International Series 1005. Oxford: British Archaeological Reports.

2001 Hays, M. and G. Lucas Experimental Investigations of Aurignacian Dufour Bladelets. In Questioning the Answers: Resolving Fundamental Problems of the Early Upper Paleolithic, edited by M. Hays, and P. Thacker, pp. 109-116. BAR International Series 1005. Oxford: British Archaeological Reports.

2000 Hays, M. and G. Lucas A Technological and Functional Analysis of Carinates from Le Flageolet, (Dordogne France). Journal of Field Archaeology 27: 455-465.

2000 Rigaud, J.P., J. Simek, and M. Hays The Magdalenian of Grotte XVI, (Dordogne, France). In Late Pleistocene of Western Europe, edited by G. L. Peterkin and H. Price, pp. 9-23. BAR International Series 896. Oxford: British Archaeological Reports.